The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gatwick with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 12 7
Rank change year-on-year -19 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 3.73% 11.97% 11.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 77.78% 58.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 10
Median salary £55,000 £33,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.66% -17.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £49,000 £42,950
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Gatwick with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Gatwick
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 36 18 17
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 22.36% 15.38% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 36 11 17
Median salary £52,500 £33,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +59.09% -17.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gatwick citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Gatwick

Linux
Salary Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Gatwick.

Salary trend for Linux in Gatwick

Linux
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Gatwick over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gatwick region with a requirement for Linux.

1 13 (56.52%) C++
1 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
1 13 (56.52%) Computer Science
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Scrum
3 10 (43.48%) Unix
4 9 (39.13%) Solaris
4 9 (39.13%) SAN
4 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
4 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (34.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 8 (34.78%) Brocade
5 8 (34.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 8 (34.78%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (34.78%) Red Hat Satellite
5 8 (34.78%) GlusterFS
5 8 (34.78%) Oracle ZFS
5 8 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (34.78%) NetBackup
5 8 (34.78%) StorageTek
5 8 (34.78%) Veritas
5 8 (34.78%) EMC
5 8 (34.78%) Sun
5 8 (34.78%) Oracle
6 7 (30.43%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (30.43%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (30.43%) Multithreading
7 6 (26.09%) Degree
7 6 (26.09%) High Availability
7 6 (26.09%) EMC VMAX

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) SAN
2 8 (34.78%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) 3G
4 1 (4.35%) DDNS
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) DSL
4 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) IPsec
4 1 (4.35%) IPv6
4 1 (4.35%) ISDN
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) MPLS
4 1 (4.35%) OSPF
4 1 (4.35%) SSL
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
1 6 (26.09%) OLTP
1 6 (26.09%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Administrator
1 9 (39.13%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Test Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Developer
4 3 (13.04%) C++ Developer
4 3 (13.04%) C++ Software Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++ Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded Software Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Agile Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior C++ Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) Computer Science
2 7 (30.43%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (26.09%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
4 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
5 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
5 2 (8.70%) Smartcard
6 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Unix
2 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Solaris
3 6 (26.09%) Windows
4 2 (8.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Scrum
3 8 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (30.43%) Multithreading
4 7 (30.43%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (26.09%) High Availability
6 5 (21.74%) Cross-Platform Development
6 5 (21.74%) Multithreaded Programming
7 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
7 4 (17.39%) TDD
7 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
8 3 (13.04%) ITIL
8 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
9 2 (8.70%) Benchmarking
9 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
9 2 (8.70%) Change Management
9 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
9 2 (8.70%) Information Security
9 2 (8.70%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) C++
2 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.70%) AWK
3 2 (8.70%) Bourne shell
3 2 (8.70%) C
3 2 (8.70%) Embedded C
3 2 (8.70%) Embedded C++
3 2 (8.70%) Korn
3 2 (8.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (8.70%) OCA
2 2 (8.70%) OCP
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (8.70%) RHCE
2 2 (8.70%) RHCSA
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) GlusterFS
1 8 (34.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) NetBackup
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle ZFS
1 8 (34.78%) Red Hat Satellite
1 8 (34.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
2 8 (34.78%) Brocade
2 8 (34.78%) EMC
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) StorageTek
2 8 (34.78%) Sun
2 8 (34.78%) Veritas
3 2 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) F5
4 1 (4.35%) Forcepoint
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper
4 1 (4.35%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds